Dormitory, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, Virginia.
“Virginia Polytechnic Institute undertook an extensive building
program with the aid of P.W.A. It included the students' dormitory, a
utilities building, and a teaching and administrative building. The four
structures were let on one contract and were built at the same time.”
Plus at least one other on a separate contract, the Student Activities Building
At Virginia Polytechnic Institute in Blacksburg, Va., a
widely diversified group of buildings were made possible by
an allotment of $2,069,338. These structures included two
dormitories; administration and utilities buildings; four
buildings of classrooms; and improvements to waterworks,
heating plant, and sewerage facilities.
- Short, C.W., and R. Stanley Brown, Public Buildings, A Survey of
Architecture of Projects Constructed by Federal and Other Governmental
Bodies between the Years 1933 and 1939 with the Assistance of the Public
Works Administration, United States Government Printing Office, Washington
(1939), page 274.
- Public Works Administration
Dockets for Virginia 1934-1939, 3 January 1940: Docket Number 1790.
Builds: The Record of the PWA, Public Works Administration, Division
of Information, United States Government Printing Office, Washington DC
Photos from C.W. Short, U.S. Federal Works Agency Public Buildings (1939).